On July 5, Canada and Ontario released a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement to support the continued partnership on Great Lakes restoration, including work on improving Areas of Concern. They are seeking public comment. View the document and submit your comments here on this important agreement by Sept 4/19.
Save the Date! The 8th Biennial State of the Strait Conference will be held at the University of Windsor on November 19, 2019. The event is free and the conference will focus on the status and trends of ecosystem health indicators in the Detroit River. More information can be found on the SoS website.
The Draft Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) is now available for public comment. The Lake Erie LAMP “identifies key priorities for the lake and connecting rivers, and guides the coordination of binational environmental protection and restoration activities aimed at preserving and protecting Lake Erie’s water quality and ecosystem health.” Comments are due […]
Earth Day 2019 Planting Event Gina Pannunzio and Ian Naisbitt “When we plant a tree, we are doing what we can to make our planet a more wholesome and happier dwelling-place for those who come after us.” ~Holmes On Sunday, 28 April, the Windsor-Essex community celebrated Earth Day 2019 by planting 2200 trees and shrubs. […]
Little River Spring Cleanup Event 2019 Gina Pannunzio, Kelly LaForest and Ian Naisbitt On Tuesday April 2, Essex County Nature was invited by the City of Windsor, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup and the Essex Region Conservation Authority to participate in a river cleanup in the Little River watershed. Windsor Casino’s Code Green group helped […]